Posts Tagged ‘Saudi Arabia’

0 Oct 13 2014 @ 10:16am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: Taking a ‘Bath’…

This morning’s appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box was pretty hilarious as Joe tried to coax an American accent out of me. The best he got was what my children chide me for saying… ‘bath’ and ‘banana’ (I pronounce them ‘barth and banarnar’). Unfortunately the clip below is just the serious part of the interview, although there was a lot to cover re OPEC as crude prices take a ‘bath’ once more…

0 Oct 2 2014 @ 9:43am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy

File Under: Rantastic!

This morning’s appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box came after a huge overnight move in crude to the lows of the year, giving lots to discuss. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to part of today’s interview. To hear more of my ranting, you can also listen to an interview here that I did for the ETF store this week. It’s over 20 minutes long, and covers a lot of ground, from the economy to emissions to oil to natural gas to renewables. Rantastic!

0 Aug 29 2013 @ 3:43pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy

File Under: Middle East Mishmash

This afternoon’s appearance on Fox Business with Adam Shapiro is a swift tour across the supply concerns in the Middle East as Syria grabs the headlines. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to the clip:

1 Jan 17 2013 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Global Energy, risk management, Technology

Shedding Some Light On The Solar Debate

I have always considered there are only two key rationales for investing in solar energy: for economic benefit (through subsidies or not), or for altruism. But the solar industry has seen a break in the clouds to start this year, and although it has been in part due to chasing profits, it has also been due to a third reason which has been hidden from me in plain view…that of necessity.

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0 Dec 11 2012 @ 2:56pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: Opining About Opec

Today’s lunchtime appearance on Fox Business with Melissa Francis was a lot of fun; we put the world to rights regarding all things Opec (Opecian?). Hark, click on the below mug shot to launch to the clip: